The Global Achievement Gap identifies: curiosity

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Habits of Mind and research
• Tony Wagner in his book The Global Achievement Gap
identifies:
– curiosity
– collaboration
– associative or integrative thinking
– a bias toward action and experimentation
Be alert for connections through the next two days
He also added:
“What I find most significant about this list is that
theyberepresent
can
nurtured, set of skills and habits of mind that
taught, and mentored!”
TONY WAGNER’S* SEVEN SKILLS THAT
STUDENTS DESPERATELY NEED
1. Problem-solving and critical thinking;
16 HABITS OF MIND
Persisting ; Gathering data through all
Senses; questioning and problem posing
2. Collaboration across networks and leading Thinking interdependently; managing
by influence
impulsivity; finding humor
3. Agility and adaptability;
Thinking flexibly; remaining open to continuous
learning
4. Initiative and entrepreneurship;
Taking responsible risks; thinking about
thinking (metacognition)
5. Effective written and oral communication;
Communicating with clarity and precision;
listening with understanding and empathy
6. Accessing and analyzing information;
Applying past knowledge to new situations;
striving for accuracy
7. Curiosity and imagination.
Creating, imagining, innovating; responding
with wonderment and awe
*Wagner, Tony, The Global Achievement Gap: Why Even Our Best Schools Don't Teach the New Survival Skills Our Children Need--And What We
Can do About It
Correlate the HOM and Conley’s qualities
Conley’s Qualities
Intellectual Openess
Inquisitiveness
Analysis
Interpretation
Precision and Accuracy
Problem Solving
Reasoning, Argumentation,
Proof
Habits of Mind
According to Daniel Pink in his book, Drive
• Mastery
• Autonomy
• Purpose
What are the key qualities of the
assignment that motivate this
student?
21st Century Skills
- Critical
Thinking
- Creative
Thinking
- Collaboration
- Communication
Habits of Mind in the Curriculum
Global Competencies
- Investigate the
World
- Recognize
Perspectives
- Communicate
Ideas
- Take Action

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